- Auto sales rose 27.5% Y/Y in Japan during January, according to data from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association
- Despite the torrid pace of growth for the month, sales are expected to drop off for the year due to an upcoming sales tax increase in the nation.
- January sales breakdown: Toyota (TM) +19.2% to 125,568; Nissan (NSANY) +1.8% to 45,024; Honda (HMC) +136%.
Torrid pace to Japan auto sales ahead of sales tax hike
Feb 3 2014, 07:45 ET